I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Backup Files Are Good but Can Be Evil“.
Since we started to work with computers, we always heard the following advice: “Make backups!”. Everytime you have to change something in a file or an application, first make a backup of the existing resources (code, configuration files, data). But, if not properly managed, backups can be evil and increase the surface attack of your web application… [Read more]
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